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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:
Cobham Hall, Kent: East Front Elevation of Stables
Date:
1789
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, modrately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (31.8 x 54 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Elevation of the East Front of the Stables | marked E. on the Plan. - | Cobham hall.-"; in pen and black ink, center left: "Brick Cornice" in pen and black ink center; "Brick Cornice"; in pen and black ink, center right: "NB the windows A are to be the | same size as the appear windows in | the Court but raised one foot above | the back of them as the floor of the upper rooms | in this part of the building will be | raised one foot above this chamber | floor of the Bulidng across the Court | in order to admit of the Mezzanine | The windows B are intended to be abt | the same height as the division of the | appear past of the large windows C. | The windows C to be dropped down to the | Plinth in this front; and the Plinth | itself is also intended to be dropd 3 feet | lower than that in the courtyard"; in pen and black ink, windows labeled "A" "B" and "C"; in graphite and black ink, measurements; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, low

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.896
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | brick | cornices | doors | elevations (drawings) | horse barns | plans (drawings) | stables | windows
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13447
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